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De’Juana Thompson ’05

February 6, 2020 @ 3:00 pm

The Power of Personal Story: Berea and Black Girl Magic

The power of Berea’s story-telling and community-building curriculum is what sparked Ms. Thompson’s unlikely story. She will explore her own unorthodox path as well as that of Carter G. Woodson and Barack Obama. Thompson, a 2005 Berea graduate, will share how a GSTR 101 Berea Stories class laid the foundation which allowed her not only to help elect and serve the first black U.S. president but to subsequently serve as a national political strategist championing issues of social justice.

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Date:
February 6, 2020
Time:
3:00 pm
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Venue

Phelps Stokes
212 Chestnut St.
Berea, KY 40404 United States
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Website:
https://www.berea.edu/campus-map/phelps-stokes/

Organizer

Berea College Convocations
Phone:
859-985-3965
Email:
convo@berea.edu